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Support for adjustable maximum router lifetimes per-link

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Replaced".
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Authors Suresh Krishnan , Jouni Korhonen
Last updated 2015-01-05 (Latest revision 2014-07-04)
Replaced by draft-ietf-6man-maxra, RFC 8319
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The neighbor discovery protocol specifies the maximum time allowed between sending unsolicited multicast Router Advertisements from a router interface as well as the maximum router lifetime. It also allows the limits to be overridden by link-layer specific documents. This document specifies a mechanism for overriding these values on a per-link basis.


Suresh Krishnan
Jouni Korhonen

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